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Thursday 24 November 2022

A mother who stabbed a convicted paedophile to death after her three sons said they were sexually abused by him has spoken out publicly.

Sarah Sands killed Michael Pleasted in his flat on the estate in Silvertown in East London where they all lived in 2014.

The 77 year old was on bail at the time and also accused of sexual offences against other young boys on the state.  

Sarah has spoken out alongside her sons in a new BBC documentary “Killing My Children’s Abuser.”

During her court case, it emerged that Pleasted had changed his name from Robin Moult and was a convicted paedophile. 

He had 24 previous convictions including a charge for indecently assaulting a young boy on Ham Common in 1970 when he lived in Kingston . 

But nobody, including the council that was housing him, knew about his past.

Sarah Sands was cleared of murder but served four years in jail for manslaughter.

She is now campaigning for tighter restrictions on sex offenders who change their names.

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